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Guest ContributorJanuary 31, 2013 by Tim Ottalso in this article
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball, becoming Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
January 20, 2013 by Eudie Pakalso in this article
January 29, 2013 by Thad Morgan
One would think that as a woman who empowered women as first lady during her husband's presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt would have had an easy childhood. However, those...also in this article
Diplomat, U.S. First Lady / 1884 - 1962
The wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the first lady through her active participation in American politics.
January 28, 2013 by Andrew Cannizzaro
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers...also in this article
Animal Rights Activist, Songwriter, Singer / 1942 -
British vocalist, songwriter, musician, and composer, Paul McCartney was a member of the Beatles as well as one of the most popular solo performers of all time.
January 18, 2013
Our criminal justice system more often does right by us, but there are times when verdicts come in that convince us that we're in an altered state of reality. Such...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor / 1933 -
Robert Blake is an Emmy-winning actor known for his film roles and as the star of the '70s cop drama Baretta. He's also known for the murder trial of his second wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley.
January 21, 2013 by Thad Morganalso in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Minister / 1929 - 1968
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968.
Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1809 - 1865
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.